| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
CINCINNATI — When January turns to February, as it did Saturday, time tends to pass with great pace for college basketball teams preparing for March.
Just the other day, UConn coach Geno Auriemma used a timely Olympics metaphor to describe that...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Hollywood McArthur’s Davon Witherspoon woke up on National Signing Day without a Division I offer, but after a tumultuous morning that featured more twists than turns, the safety signed with Cincinnati.
Witherspoon faxed in his letter-of-intent...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:14 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Huskies left the cold and the snow behind in Cincinnati and, with their margin for error dwindling, needed to leave the disappointment of their loss to the Bearcats back there, too.
UConn's chances of catching Cincinnati in...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:18 AM
CINCINNATI — Cincinnati was fourth in the American Athletic Conference preseason poll, but the Bearcats have that great unmeasurable — knowing how to win.
"In close games, we have an All-American guard [Sean Kilpatrick] who can make plays...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 3:24 PM
CINCINNATI — When Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis went to the free throw line with 10:58 to play Saturday at Cincinnati, it was noteworthy for a reason way beyond the score.
UConn was leading by 43 at the time, just like it has done so often this season...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Athens Christian didn't have much to lose, trailing by 20 points with less than five minutes left, facing the end of the season.
"I called a timeout," coach Ron Link said, "and I just said, 'Turtle, you take over this game. You do whatever you want to...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Site: Fifth Third Arena
Time: Thursday, 7 p.m.
TV: ESPN (Mike Patrick, Seth Greenberg)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: UConn, 8-4
Last meeting: Cincinnati 61-56, at Fifth...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:59 PM
CINCINNATI — After UConn's 33-point win over Cincinnati at Gampel Pavilion on Dec. 29, Bearcats coach Jamelle Elliott said that one of her team's goals was to force UConn into as many passes as possible before taking a shot. And it worked. The...
| Feb 21, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Whit Babcock is going to modernize Virginia Tech athletics. Dramatically and subtly. Short- and long-term. He's going to push the department to promote, fundraise, recruit and win like never before.
Less than a week on the job, the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:23 PM
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech football owns the nation’s second-longest bowl streak, while the athletics department, unlike many peers, operates in the black. The Hokies are attaining new heights in the Directors Cup all-sports standings and rank...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The conference season is less than half complete, but Virginia Tech’s place in the lower-tier of the ACC basketball standings is all but certain. A third consecutive last-place finish would not surprise, and the NCAA tournament seems light years...